Similarities Between Fahrenheit 451 And Today

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There are some who may think that the book Fahrenheit 451 is not related to today's technology and people's ideas, actions, and attitude, because it was written long ago. This however is not the case with Fahrenheit 451. There are many things in it that are the same today. First the parlor walls, which are like modern large televisions. Secondly there are the seashell radios that everyone wears in their ear, and they are a lot like today's earbuds. Then there are the cars that are very fast, which we now have in the real world. Lastly, Faber's “Green Bullet” that is like today's high end communication devices. These are some of the more obvious similarities between the book Fahrenheit 451 and today, however there are other similarities in the …show more content…
The book Fahrenheit 451 has a character that is always in accompany of them. These are similar to today’s earbuds because everyone wears them, and all the time, in bed, walking around, and and when the are driving. They are always transmitting and are wireless. There are those who will say that they are seashells and are completely wireless. This can be explained by the author not knowing how to describe it well and there are completely wireless earbuds today. These are the reasons that the seashells are like today's earbuds.

Now to discuss the cars in the novel and the modern world. The cars in Fahrenheit 451 is similar to our modern cars because they are fast, and that many people drive to relieve stress and to take their mind off of things. Everyone has one and they sometimes derive fast. Theses are just some of the similarities between the two. However there are some who may say that the cars in the book are faster than today's cars, but the there are cars that can go just as fast in racing sports
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This can be proven by ear pieces and other high end communication devices. In the book Faber gave one to Montag when he left so they can talk to each other. They are used that same way in today's world, and are used by many military's, security, and agencies. These are the similarities between Faber's communication and modern earpieces. Some may say that the green bullet was completely wireless however there are some like Bluetooth.

There are also the types of people who are portrayed in this novel. These are like many in the real world. There are some who would rather watch television or play video games, instead of conversing with others. There are also those who do not want to think long and hard about anything. Including war, politics, and philosophical questions.

In the end the technology was very similar between the novel Fahrenheit 451 in many ways. There are still a lot of similarity that was not discussed in this essay about the way people acted and what they thought or didn't think about. The author did very well in this book to capture the way people's resolve to seek knowledge and understanding, and even if the knowledge is obscured and hard to find. It also showed the conflict those who wish to have no hard choices like Montag's wife Mildred. This is why the book is a lot like the modern world with its portrayal of people and

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